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England win toss, decide to bat England win toss, decide to bat
- July 23, 2017

However, in opponents India , England must conquer the only team to have beaten them during the 2017 tournament having lost by 35 runs in Derby on the opening day of the tournament . If they manage to outclass the hosts, it will be the first time the women in blue will lift the World Cup title. "If we can pull it off, there will be nothing like it". (more...)
My day was toast after first shot, says Mark O'Meara
- July 23, 2017

He wound up hitting two of them. "You just have to get it in play, just keep it out of those cross bunkers". I believe the tournament victor will come from one of these 5 players . Jason Day relaxed with a movie and ice cream in order to get himself back in the hunt for a maiden British Open title. The fan favorite has been playing well all year, and this course plays well for him. (more...)
Spieth snares two-shot British Open lead
- July 23, 2017

They want the home boy to hoist the silver jug and with Fleetwood out - that opening 76 was just too much to overcome, despite two very fine rounds that followed - Poulter is the closest to a home boy the gallery at Royal Birkdale are likely to get. (more...)
Good time to back me, McIlroy urges Open punters Good time to back me, McIlroy urges Open punters
- July 21, 2017

Poulter teed off just as the early rain was easing. Jordan Spieth produced one of his best major championship efforts to take a share of the lead alongside fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar after the first round of the British Open . (more...)
Harmanpreet Kaur muscles India to final
- July 21, 2017

Harmanpreet Kaur hit an incredible 171 not out as India made 281 off their rain-restricted 42 overs before they dismissed six-time champions Australia for 245. "I thought the way Punam Raut batted against us; she timed her innings beautifully". She was due for something big. India's bowlers could take only one Australian wicket in their previous encounter, the second coming via a run out. (more...)
Avila got fleeced in JD Martinez trade Avila got fleeced in JD Martinez trade
- July 20, 2017

And he and Mike Trout are the only two to do it with a slugging percentage over.550. After being a very formidable club for many years, the Tigers find themselves at the bottom of the American League Central Division at 42-49, six games behind the first-place Cleveland Indians . (more...)
Tour de France 2017: Romain Bardet wants more 'respect' for Chris Froome Tour de France 2017: Romain Bardet wants more 'respect' for Chris Froome
- July 20, 2017

In Peyragudes his lethal acceleration earned him the stage win. My BMC team had six in the group and were hoping to split it again coming to the finish so we had Amael Moinard sacrifice himself to go back and get the last supply of bottles from the auto before Demma moved us up front alongside Sky as we hit an uphill section with around 12km to go. (more...)
Yankees Bolster Bullpen, Third Base In Trade With White Sox Yankees Bolster Bullpen, Third Base In Trade With White Sox
- July 20, 2017

The return from the Yankees is is reasonably substantial, but avoided their top tier options. The move is an obvious signal from the Yankees that they intend on contending this year, as they're now sitting in the second wild card spot at the moment. (more...)
Federer laments lack of next generation Federer laments lack of next generation
- July 19, 2017

The season ending tournament will take place at the O2 arena here. The way Federer continues to move about the court at 35-years-old, you can hardly distinguish him from the 25-year-old Federer of 2007 that dominated opponents in similar fashion. (more...)
Wimbledon: Garbine Muguruza striving to avoid 'repeat' defeat in final against Williams Wimbledon: Garbine Muguruza striving to avoid 'repeat' defeat in final against Williams
- July 15, 2017

Arkansas coach Jack Crowe said he met with athletic director Frank Broyles the morning after the loss. "I'm ready for it", he said. Call me if I'm st. "The racket has to talk". Albeit on a less eye-catching scale, Muguruza is enjoying a comeback of her own. Other than winning. As, of course, is Williams. (more...)
Panama rally for 2-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup win over Nicaragua Panama rally for 2-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup win over Nicaragua
- July 14, 2017

Bruce Arena has told his team that everyone on the roster will play in World Cup, and that will certainly mean changes. In a win over minnows Martinique on Wednesday, a USMNT with a lot of changes since Game 1 was equally poor, but at least it was entertaining. (more...)
Bama fans bring high hopes to SEC Media Days Bama fans bring high hopes to SEC Media Days
- July 14, 2017

It'll be a huge test for the Crimson Tide and the Seminoles. His success at Alabama has brought him riches that National Football League coaches are envious of, and there seems to be no ceiling for the generosity of the Crimson Tide Foundation, which paid him more than $3 million for his home on the condition he still live there for free. (more...)
Drake Brings On Conor McGregor And Floyd Mayweather At Raucous Roadshow Drake Brings On Conor McGregor And Floyd Mayweather At Raucous Roadshow
- July 14, 2017

Tickets were free and a limited number were still available at the box office about 5 hours before showtime. "We already know this b-h right here, he likes to quit", said Mayweather. The wrestlers he pissed off and the top performers in the business today are among the men who make the best WWE rivals for McGregor. Depending upon the PPV buys, his final payday could reach $100 million. (more...)
Raonic no match for Federer in Wimbledon quarter-finals — NewsAlert Raonic no match for Federer in Wimbledon quarter-finals — NewsAlert
- July 13, 2017

The runner-up at the All England Club in 2015 beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-4 on No. 1 Court in a match that was delayed at the start by rain. And we saw today, Djokovic was also fighting an issue with his shoulder/elbow. This will be his 12th semifinal appearance at Wimbledon . Ostapenko had never before been past the third round at a major tournament prior to this year's French Open. (more...)
Federer makes Wimbledon semifinals for 12th time Federer makes Wimbledon semifinals for 12th time
- July 13, 2017

With his scheduling problem now out of the way and a three-set match in the books, Djokovic can turn his focus to Berdych. Oh, sure. The "all-time great male players" still predominate his worries. "Still a huge match in front of me and in front of Roger, as well". Djokovic at the time described the decision to move his match as the "wrong decision". (more...)
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: Showtime hit back at microphone allegations Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: Showtime hit back at microphone allegations
- July 13, 2017

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather last night began their week-long press tour for their much-anticipated upcoming bout. "Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear, especially when it comes to media in this country", Mayweather wrote. (more...)
Victory never gets old for veteran Venus Victory never gets old for veteran Venus
- July 12, 2017

Muguruza , seeded 14th, saved a tricky break point on her second service game - the only one she faced all match - but roared back to break to love en route to taking the first set. What a way to win the first game of the second set. SET: That's it then! She has not won a Grand Slam title since winning Wimbledon in 2008. Facing each other across the net for the first time , the oldest and youngest players left in the singles draw slugged it out in a quickfire contest that was littered ... (more...)
Second seed Halep ends Azarenka Wimbledon bid Second seed Halep ends Azarenka Wimbledon bid
- July 12, 2017

It'll maybe be on Centre Court . Both Halep and Cirstea played down Konta's claims, before the world No. 2 cruised past the Brit the following day to steer Romania to victory. I'm definitely digesting things a bit still. "I don't think there's anything different that's happening". And her selfie-service after that was just as good. (more...)
Federer into Wimbledon fourth round for 15th time Federer into Wimbledon fourth round for 15th time
- July 12, 2017

Instead, Karolina Pliskova will be No. 1 player. Hewitt won Wimbledon in 2002, before Federer won the first of his seven titles, interspersed with three wins by Novak Djokovic and two each from Rafael Nadal and Murray. Roger Federer on Monday extended his dominance against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov , beating him 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 in a fourth round encounter to move into his 15th Wimbledon quarter-final. (more...)
Andy Murray and Johanna Konta storm into Wimbledon quarter-finals Andy Murray and Johanna Konta storm into Wimbledon quarter-finals
- July 11, 2017

This time previous year, he took a big five-set win over Bernard Tomic and with a style that plays points quickly, he could put Murray under pressure that way. He said: "I knew some of the boxers that were there". "I'm just here, happy to have actually made it into the second week, happy to come through three battles this week". (more...)